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From Guest Blogger Hannah Thomas: Don’t Buy Compost, Make Your Own!

Compost, the ‘’black gold’’ of the lawns and gardens, is a simple example of how nature brilliantly works. Recycling is a most natural process, and Mother Earth has been doing it for millions of years before men began with the

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How to Prepare for a Household Move and Stay Sustainable

Planning a move to a new home is always stressful and requires a lot of planning and organizational skills. Not to mention how time consuming it can be, even with the help of friends, family and professionals. You are the

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Take a Minute and Get Some Space

I hope you’ll take a few minutes out of your busy day to take a journey, one not measured in the miles required to take the kids to school or to get to work, but one of millions of light-years,

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From Guest Blogger Devin Morrissey: Online Education is a Sustainable Industry

How “green” is your degree? What sort of environmental impact does a college education entail? While you may not realize it, if you have taken — or are currently enrolled — in online courses, you are supporting a sustainable industry.

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From Guest Blogger Brooke Chaplan: How to Recycle Your Home’s Waste Water for a Clean Water Table

Whether you are connected to a municipal water supply or you have a well, it is important to be responsible with water usage. Proper recycling of your home’s waste water helps to promote a clean water table. Consider these four

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From Guest Blogger Lillian Connors: The Essentials of Moving Greenery to a New Home

When moving, we mostly think about our clothes and furniture arriving in one piece. When it comes to moving plants, many of us think it’s enough to place them in the truck and take them to the new home no

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Note on “True Affluence” and Consumerism

It’s the birthday of the American poet, practicing Buddhist and an environmental activist Gary Snyder (pictured), whom Lawrence Ferlinghetti once called “The Thoreau of the Beat Generation.”

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Caring About the Future of Our Civilization Could Be “a Thing” … and Fairly Soon

In this incredible interview, legendary environmentalist, eternal optimist, and one of my true heroes Paul Hawken points out that a sustainable civilization can come about quite easily, as only a small percentage of any society is required to create an

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We Live in a World in Which Our Actions Have Real Consequences

It’s the birthday of Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, who propounded the notion of subjectivity, i.e., that we all perceive the world around us differently. He would later be joined by the linguistic philosophers whose point was that language shapes the

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We’ve Long Understood the Value of Education To a Democracy

It’s the birthday of the father of American public education, Horace Mann, who left us with this: “Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark, all is deluge.”

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